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23 Sep 16
Jenoptik’s Michael Mertin to quit in June 2017

After 10 years’ of “transformation and growth”, he will focus on new challenges beyond the German optics giant.

22 Sep 16
ECOC 2016 reflects market impacts of new photonic technologies

Düsseldorf event showcases latest developments in optical communications – from silicon to software.

21 Sep 16
Southampton University showcases Future Photonics Hub

The Future Photonics Hub’s inaugural “industry day” hailed a success by 150 delegates and exhibitors.

20 Sep 16
Inpho 2016 investor event to reach beyond photonics

Bordeaux biennial conference embraces wider range of technologies to extend investment potential.

14 Sep 16
French president visits Extreme Light Infrastructure site in Romania

François Hollande and Romanian counterpart Klaus Iohannis tour one of the giant laser facilities being built in eastern Europe.

13 Sep 16
Mourou and Toptica among latest Leibinger winners

Ultrafast laser pulse pioneer Gérard Mourou lands Zukunftspreis for research; optical microphones and laser guide stars also rewarded.

07 Sep 16
Zeiss celebrating 200th birthday of founding father Carl

Activities include the Carl Zeiss Day and opening of new German Optical Museum in Jena.

02 Sep 16
Optics+Photonics 2016: Precision SiC polishers win Kingslake Award

Paper from PLA University of Science & Technology and Research Center for Ultraprecision at Osaka University recognized.

01 Sep 16
Optics+Photonics 2016: Prasad wins SPIE Gold Medal

Nanomedicine pioneer Paras Prasad presented with society’s highest honor during gala awards banquet.

01 Sep 16
Optics+Photonics 2016: CubeSats are now officially ‘disruptive’

New SPIE conference theme details significant progress by the fast-growing, photonics-heavy mini satellite industry.

30 Aug 16
Optics+Photonics 2016: Zoom lenses on next Mars Rover: a first for NASA

New cameras being built in San Diego, California, close to SPIE’s Optics+Photonics conference site.

25 Aug 16
UK conference to show how business can capitalize on photonics

Southampton's Future Photonics Hub to present wisdom of Payne, Rickman and Reed in free event on September 13th.

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